Creators 100: Meet 10 Of Our Favorite Podcasters
These podcasters are using their platform to educate, uplift and entertain their audience.
June 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm
Blavity’s Creators 100 is highlighting our favorite podcasts and hosts. The following podcasters have built a strong following online while using their platform to educate, uplift and entertain their audience.
Here is Blavity’s list of the stellar podcasters.
Scottie Beam and Sylvia Obell—Okay, Now Listen
Scottie Beam and Sylvia Obell host Okay, Now Listen, a bi-weekly podcast that discusses a variety of topics, including stories from the podcasters’ personal life, as well as music, dating and current events. The duo recently sat down with Golda Rosheuvel, also known as Queen Charlotte on Netflix’s Bridgerton. Rosheuvel talked about the hit show and shared tidbits from her personal life.
DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean—The 85 South
The 85 South Comedy Show is described as “a podcast for people who don’t know what a podcast is.” Hosts DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Chico Bean bring laughter to this Atlanta-based comedy show as they sit down with their guests and explore several topics.
— 85 South Comedy Show (@85SouthShow) June 15, 2022
Jamilah and Erica—Good Moms Bad Choices
The Good Moms Bad Choices podcast, which airs on Wednesdays, discusses relationships, parenting, womanhood and family life. Hosts Jamilah and Erica describe themselves as “two single moms challenging societal norms.”
VOLUME UP!!!! It’s going to be a lot of sexy sounds coming to your ears this episode. Watermelon loving DILF @0ryan0ryan joins for a very fun episode. 🍉👀
— Good Moms Bad Choices (@Thegoodmoms) June 15, 2022
Danyel Smith—Black Girl Songbook
Black Girl Songbook, hosted by former Vibe editor-in-chief Danyel Smith, “celebrates and uplifts the talents of Black women in the music industry.” In a recent episode, Smith celebrated the “magic of Black Girl groups.” The host discussed the lasting impact of iconic groups such as Destiny’s Child and TLC.
Danyel Smith Gives Black Women Singers Their Flowers On Her Podcast ‘Black Girl Songbook’ https://t.co/LGD9tQnOMC
— Forbes (@Forbes) October 9, 2021
Dr. Taje—Healing Is Gangsta
Healing Is Gangsta is a show hosted by Dr. Taje, a mental health professional. The podcast serves as a platform for men, helping them find relief by encouraging them to open up about the adversities they have faced in life.
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Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings—Earn Your Leisure
Childhood friends Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings are the hosts of Earn Your Leisure, a podcast that is described as “a college business class mixed with pop culture.” The show regularly features financial experts who share their expertise with the audience.
David Shands—Social Proof Podcast
David Shands hosts the Social Proof Podcast, sitting down with financial experts who share valuable information. Shands says his goal is “to help people become the best versions of themselves” and help “entrepreneurs navigate the journey to success.”
Kid Fury and Crissles—The Read
— The Read (@ThisIsTheRead) June 3, 2022
Dr. Joy Harden Bradford—Therapy For Black Girls
Therapy For Black Girls is an award-winning podcast hosted by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford. The podcast is a “space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.”
“So often the stigma surrounding mental health issues and therapy prevent Black women from taking the step of seeing a therapist. I developed the space to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant,” Bradford writes on her website.
We're wishing the TBG Community a safe & calm week ahead. If you can, take 5 minutes away from your workspace & listen to a grounding track from @hellodrjoy that may be helpful for you. As always, take good care of yourself. #TBGInSession https://t.co/jU5q5WuCtn pic.twitter.com/YUeje8wMJU
— Therapy for Black Girls (@therapy4bgirls) May 16, 2022
Brandon Marshall, Chad Johnson, Lesean Mccoy, Adam Jones, Genos Williams, and Omar Kelly—I Am Athlete
The I Am Athlete podcast serves as a “locker room” discussion of topics ranging from mental health, sports, entertainment, and music.
Hosted by Brandon Marshall, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, Lesean Mccoy, Adam Jones, Genos Williams and Omar Kelly, I Am Athlete has often served as an outlet for athletes to have candid conversations.
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